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James Haskell

James Haskell, one of 212 convicts transported on the William Jardine, 30 April 1852

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Haskell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 6th February, 1820
Occupation: Bricklayer
Date of Death: 16th June, 1886
Age: 66 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Dorset, Dorchester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: William Jardine
Departure date: 30th April, 1852
Arrival date: 1st August, 1852
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 211 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 438
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

sharon harris on 29th March, 2015 wrote:

james was born in dorset england his father was daniel haskell his mother was dianna budden he married an elisabth andrews in guilford perth in 1863   he had a daughter martha   he did not return to england but made australia his after release

David Paull on 13th May, 2020 wrote:

Brown Hair
Brown Eyes
Stout Build
Height 5’ 6 1/2”

Convict Changes History

sharon harris on 29th March, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1820 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1886 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

David Paull on 13th May, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 6th February, 1820 (prev. 1820), date of death: 16th June, 1886 (prev. 1886), gender: m

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